Diarrhea Articles A-Z
Diarrhea - Giardia Facts
This page contains links to eMedTV Diarrhea Articles containing information on subjects from Diarrhea to Giardia Facts. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
Diarrhea is a symptom in which watery, loose stools occur more than three times a day. This eMedTV article presents an overview of diarrhea, including details about its possible causes, how it may lead to dehydration, and when to see a doctor for it.
- Diarrhea Causes
Viral infections, bacterial infections, and parasites can all cause diarrhea. This eMedTV article discusses these and other causes of the condition, such as Crohn's disease, lactose intolerance, and medications such as digoxin.
- Diarrhea Cure
In most cases, the best cure for diarrhea is time. However, as explained in this portion of the eMedTV archives, there is no cure when the problem is a result of Crohn's disease; the condition may cause intermittent diarrhea throughout a lifetime.
- Diarrhea Diet
For people trying to treat or prevent diarrhea, diet is an important consideration. This eMedTV segment provides dietary tips for people recovering from acute diarrhea and offers suggestions for preventing traveler's diarrhea when traveling abroad.
- Diarrhea in Children
Children can become dehydrated quickly when they have diarrhea, which may lead to serious health problems. This eMedTV article discusses diarrhea in children, including details about what may cause it and tips on how to identify signs of dehydration.
- Diarrhea Information
Diarrhea is a symptom in which watery, loose stools occur more than three times a day. This eMedTV Web page offers some basic information on diarrhea, such as what causes it and the different types, and includes a link to more details.
- Diarrhea Symptoms
When people have diarrhea, symptoms that may accompany it may include nausea, bloating, and fever. This eMedTV article identifies other symptoms that may occur along with diarrhea, including those that may indicate a serious health problem.
- Diarrhea Treatment
In many cases, treatment for diarrhea may only involve replacing lost fluids to prevent dehydration. This eMedTV resource discusses treating diarrhea caused by bacterial infections, medical conditions (such as celiac disease), and other problems.
People with diarrhea often have frequent, watery bowel movements. This eMedTV resource describes the two different types of diarrhea and explains what treatment options are available. Diarrhee is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
Diarrhea (loose, watery stools) can be serious for babies and older people if lost fluids are not replaced. This eMedTV article explains what treatments are available for both acute and chronic diarrhea. Diarrhia is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
As this eMedTV Web resource explains, diarrhea is another name for loose, watery stools. This article further describes this symptom, including possible causes and treatment options. Diarrohea is a common alternate spelling of diarrhea.
This eMedTV page explains that diarrhea is defined as loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in one day. This article also discusses when to contact your doctor about possible treatment options. Dirrahea is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery stools occurring more than three times a day. This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of diarrhea and provides a link to more information. Dirrhea is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
- Drug Interactions With the Rotavirus Vaccine
Products such as immune globulins and immunosuppressants may cause rotavirus vaccine interactions. This eMedTV Web page lists specific medicines from these drug classes and explains what may happen if they are combined with the rotavirus vaccine.
Giardia is a parasite that causes a diarrheal illness called giardiasis. This eMedTV resource explains where the parasite is found, how it is transmitted, and what treatment options are available. Geardia is a common misspelling of Giardia.
Giardia is a microscopic parasite that commonly causes diarrhea. This page from the eMedTV library describes how Giardia transmission occurs and explains who is at a higher risk of developing this infection. Giarda is a common misspelling of Giardia.
Giardia infections, caused by a one-celled, microscopic parasite, are a common cause of diarrhea in humans. This eMedTV segment discusses this topic in detail, with information on symptoms, treatment, and how to prevent an infection.
- Giardia Facts
This eMedTV segment offers valuable Giardia facts on transmission, symptoms, and prevention methods. Information is also presented describing the parasite, where it can be found, and how common it is.